Dance
Bust a move at HOTA's Dancing on the Green
Event News

Bust a move at HOTA’s Dancing on the Green

When was the last time you had a good dance? Like a really heart-rate raising, booty shaking, goofy-grin inducing (sober) dance? Last night? Last month? Can't remember? No matter when it was, it's high time you let loose and get a groove on, and lucky for you we have just the event! Every month, you're invited to cut some sweet shapes at a series of free sunset dance sessions hosted on the lawn at HOTA. There'll be good vibes galore as you unleash your finest amongst an audience of like-minded dance enthusiasts at Dancing on the Green. more

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The Weekend Series: five of our most-anticipated albums of 2018
Gentlefolk

The Weekend Series: five of our most-anticipated albums of 2018

It’s only April and we’ve already been blessed with some terrific music. From Cardi B’s game-changing debut, Unknown Mortal Orchestra adding a thrilling new chapter to their catalogue and MGMT returning to the spotlight with a new record, we've been very lucky so far. The fun isn't over yet – we’ve still got many months to go and many albums to look forward to. We’ve looked into our crystal ball and picked a few records that we think will be all over the airwaves upon release. more

The Grocer
Home brews – get your paws on drip-coffee bags from The Laughing Pug Coffee Co.
Food & Drink

Home brews – get your paws on drip-coffee bags from The Laughing Pug Coffee Co.

We love coffees made by our favourite local baristas, but unfortunately there are times, both when travelling and at home, when we've had to reach for (dare we say it) instant coffee. Sure, there are plenty of fancy alternative-brewing devices out there, but if you're not keen to pack your glass Chemex in your travel bag or take your Aeropress with you to the hairdresser, then we've found the solution – drip coffee bags from Burleigh Heads-based outfit The Laughing Pug Coffee Co. more

Event Highlights

Film
Gold Coast Film Festival 2018

Gold Coast Film Festival 2018

Community
Dancing on the Green – Bollywood

Dancing on the Green – Bollywood

Community
Bike Week – free ride to work breakfast

Bike Week – free ride to work breakfast

Food
Southern Downs Harvest Lunch

Southern Downs Harvest Lunch

Food
Mother's Day at Hilton Surfers Paradise

Mother’s Day at Hilton Surfers Paradise

Free
The Spirit of Churaki

The Spirit of Churaki

Events: What's on at the Gold Coast this week. Start planning your weekend

Food
Twilight Market at Cornerstone Stores

Twilight Market at Cornerstone Stores

Community
NightQuarter

NightQuarter

Festival
Gold Coast Superhero Weekend

Gold Coast Superhero Weekend

Dance
Cuban Carnival

Cuban Carnival

Food
BBQ Bazaar Night Market

BBQ Bazaar Night Market

Community
Surfers Paradise LIVE

Surfers Paradise LIVE

Kids
Circus Rio

Circus Rio

Community
Surfers Paradise LIVE

Surfers Paradise LIVE

Food
Cascade Lane Pop-Up Bar

Cascade Lane Pop-Up Bar

Free
Sanctuary Market

Sanctuary Market

Food News
Gin kings – Byron Bay's Brookie's Gin wins top gong at the World Spirit Competition
Food & Drink

Gin kings – Byron Bay’s Brookie’s Gin wins top gong at the World Spirit Competition

It's official – Byron Bay's Brookie's Gin is the best in the world. Cape Byron Distillery, which stole everybody's hearts (and tastebuds) when it launched Brookie's Dry Gin back in 2016, has just been awarded top gong at the 2018 San Francisco World Spirit Competition. That's right – Eddie Brooke and the Brookie's team have now been dubbed the kings of gin. more

Community
Glimpse into the city's future at Myriad's Gold Coast Way Ahead 2018
Event News

Glimpse into the city’s future at Myriad’s Gold Coast Way Ahead 2018

Once a year, Myriad brings together some of the world’s most influential thinkers and tinkerers, entrepreneurs and experts, rebels and renegades to discuss ways to push the world forward, one essential question at a time. This year, the City of Gold Coast has collaborated with Myriad to bring some of the action to our shores with Gold Coast Way Ahead 2018 at The Star Gold Coast. more

Community
Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
Event News

Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

After the craziness of the last few weeks, you're probably keen to settle in for a solid Netflix binge this weekend but lucky for us, there's still plenty happening around this fine city of ours to keep us out and about. From floating cinemas to boozy brunches, we've done the hard yards to round up a few of our favourites, you're welcome. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Bobby Alu
You really can find clarity when you stop and slow down ... ~ Bobby Alu more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world ... ~ Robin Williams